Throughout her multi-decade career, Tony award-winner, Daisy Eagan, has dazzled audiences from the stage to television and film, and with her writing. Most recently, Eagan’s podcast, “Strange and Unexplained with Daisy Eagan”, from The Obsessed Network launched its second season with more than 10 million downloads over 52 episodes.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Eagan studied at Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in Manhattan and with Wynn Handman.
Eagan recurred on Freeform’s critically-acclaimed series, “Good Trouble.” Eagan was introduced in season one as night-time AM radio talk show host Joey Riverton. Season two opened up with Joey coming out as non-binary. One of the first non-binary characters on network television.
Additional television credits include HULU’s “The Path,” HBO’s “Girls,” CBS’ “The Mentalist,” “Without a Trace,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “The Unit” and “Numb3rs.”
Well-known for her stage work, Eagan most recently performed in two shows at The 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, as well as in “Scissorhands” a musicalized version of the classic film.
At age eleven, Eagan became the youngest actress to win a Tony Award for Best Performance by A Featured Actress for playing Mary Lennox in “The Secret Garden.” In 2016, Eagan returned to “The Secret Garden” for the 25th anniversary concert production at Lincoln Center, taking on the role of Martha, Mary's chambermaid and sympathetic caretaker. She then reprised the role in Washington, D.C. with the musical being co-produced by The Shakespeare Theatre Company. Eagan then went on to play Brigid Blake in the 2018 First National Tour of Stephen Karam’s Tony winning play, “The Humans.”
Additional theatre credits include “Les Miserables” and “James Joyce's The Dead” both on Broadway, as well as dozens of off-broadway and regional productions, and writing and starring in three one-woman shows: “Still Daisy After All these Years” “Daisy Eagan: Fuck Off. I Love You.,” and “One For My Baby.” Each show explored deeply funny and sometimes tragic themes, as Eagan intertwined a wide spectrum of songs into her storytelling.
An award-winning writer with a loyal and growing audience, Eagan is a fierce fighter and activist for women's and LGBTQIA+ rights. She is a rousing voice in political arenas and continues to fight for change throughout her literary career. She has penned op-eds for publications including HuffPost and Playbill.com, and had a column for USA Today Network’s The Journal News.
As the writer and host of the weekly podcast “Strange and Unexplained with Daisy Eagan”, Daisy has written nearly three novels-worth of content over the span of more than 60 episodes. With Daisy's unique brand of humor, skepticism, and political awareness, “Strange and Unexplained” is the only podcast of its kind, mixing true crime, supernatural phenomenon, social awareness, and comedy.